What is the difference between Buzzer and Bell?

The difference between buzzer and bell

is that "buzzer" is one who, or that which, buzzes; an insect that buzzes and "bell" is a percussive instrument made of metal or other hard material, typically but not always in the shape of an inverted cup with a flared rim, which resonates when struck.

buzzer

bell

Noun

  • One who, or that which, buzzes; an insect that buzzes.
  • A device that makes a buzzing sound.
  • (obsolete) A gossip.

Exemple

  • And wants not buzzers to infect his ear / With pestilent speeches of his father’s death.
  • … it left, however, a bee at his ear and an itch to transfer the buzzer’s attentions and tease his darling; for she had betrayed herself as right good game.
  • If you think you know the answer to the question, hit the buzzer as fast as you can.
  • I flipped my wallet open on her desk and let her look at the buzzer pinned to the flap.
  • Her brother is in secret come from France,Feeds on this wonder, keeps himself in cloudsAnd wants not buzzers to infect his earWith pestilent speeches of his father’s death.

Noun

  • A percussive instrument made of metal or other hard material, typically but not always in the shape of an inverted cup with a flared rim, which resonates when struck.
  • The sounding of a bell as a signal.
  • (chiefly Britain, informal) A telephone call.
  • A signal at a school that tells the students when a class is starting or ending.
  • (music) The flared end of a brass or woodwind instrument.
  • (nautical) Any of a series of strokes on a bell (or similar), struck every half hour to indicate the time (within a four hour watch)
  • The flared end of a pipe, designed to mate with a narrow spigot.
  • (computing) A device control code that produces a beep (or rings a small electromechanical bell on older teleprinters etc.).
  • Anything shaped like a bell, such as the cup or corolla of a flower.
  • (architecture) The part of the capital of a column included between the abacus and neck molding; also used for the naked core of nearly cylindrical shape, assumed to exist within the leafage of a capital.
  • An instrument situated on a bicycle’s handlebar, used by the cyclist to warn of his or her presence.

Synonyms

  • (in heraldry): campane
  • (rare): tintinnabule

Hyponyms

  • bicycle bell
  • bridle-bell
  • campane
  • campana
  • campanel, campanella
  • cascabel
  • church bell
  • codon
  • corrigiunculum, corrigiuncula
  • crotal
  • curfew, curfew-bell
  • doorbell
  • dinner-bell
  • dupla
  • handbell
  • jingle bell
  • nola
  • peal
  • petasius
  • signum, signum bell
  • squilla
  • tintinnabulum
  • tocsin
  • vesper, vesper-bell

Meronyms

  • (internally suspended tool for striking): clapper, tongue
  • (flaring open end): mouth

Holonyms

  • (structure housing bells): bell tower, campanile
  • (sets of bells): carillon, peal

Coordinate terms

  • alarm
  • buzz
  • buzzer
  • chime
  • curfew
  • dinger
  • ding-dong
  • gong
  • peal
  • ringer
  • siren
  • tocsin
  • toll

Examples

  • HEAR the sledges with the bells —
  • Silver bells!
  • What a world of merriment their melody foretells!
  • Referee Steve Smoger was an almost invisible presence in the ring as both men went at it, although he did have a word with Froch when he landed with a shot after the bell at the end of the eighth.
  • I’ll give you a bell later.
  • In a cowslip’s bell I lie.

Verb

  • (transitive) To attach a bell to.
  • (transitive) To shape so that it flares out like a bell.
  • (intransitive) To develop bells or corollas; to take the form of a bell; to blossom.

Examples

  • Who will bell the cat?
  • to bell a tube
  • Hops bell.